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CMBC Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

Full Time
A month ago

CMBC Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis

Job ID: 20200132
Location: Gateway
Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular

As the largest operating company in the integrated TransLink enterprise, Coast Mountain Bus Company (CMBC) operates a fleet of clean-fuel conventional and community shuttle buses, zero-emission trolley buses, and passenger ferry SeaBuses in Metro Vancouver, the largest single transit service area in Canada.

At CMBC, we're committed to providing an innovative, healthy, and engaging workforce. This is reflected in our workforce of over 5,500 employees performing over 400 unique jobs, who are committed and empowered to deliver service that attracts nearly 1.1 million passengers daily and connects people, businesses, and communities in the Metro Vancouver region.

We have the important job of helping our passengers get to work, appointments, visiting with family and friends, and back again every day. Metro Vancouver relies on us, and we take that as a point of pride. Want to join our team?

Manages financial reporting and analysis for the Bus Division including operating budgets, forecasts, modelling and management reporting. Participates in the development of the enterprise long-range financial plans.
Provides financial advisory services to business leaders across the organization.

Manages operating budget and forecast process for the Bus Division, providing information and advice to business leaders on budget guidelines, policies and processes. Oversees compilation and review of departmental, division and corporate operating budgets and ensure timeliness and accuracy in the preparation of operating budget packages for Senior Management both for CMBC and the Enterprise.

Coordinates financial plans, projections and forecast trends as part of the enterprise long-range planning process and leads the financial analysis, modelling and costing to support inputs and content. Manages delivery of financial planning advisory services to business leaders, involving interpretation of financial data to provide meaningful information and consultation as required.

Develops and prepares periodic and ad-hoc reports and variance analysis to ensure departmental accountability and financial controls are in place. Oversees execution of monthly variance reports and analysis; reports variances and alerts management of issues as they emerge. Prepares quarterly/annual internal reporting, TransLink reporting and other ad hoc reports.

Supports delivery of performance reporting through analysis and review of key performance indicators and statistical data used to monitor financial performance and support decisions impacting the business. Ensures alignment of all areas of accountability to enterprise standards, policies and processes; and ensures compliance with regulatory and other related requirements. Participates in review and revision of financial policies and procedures.

Builds and maintains relationships with finance teams from TransLink and BCRTC to discuss and resolve financial planning and reporting issues; and to provide input to various committees and task forces. Participates in special projects and provides financial business knowledge and liaison support to the senior management, as required

Manages reporting staff, including hiring, training, development, coaching, performance management, and all other people management practices.


Education & Experience:

The requirements for this job are acquired through completion of an undergraduate degree in finance, accounting or commerce plus achievement of an accounting professional designation (CPA, CA, CGA or CMA,) plus six (6) years of related, progressively responsible experience in a multifaceted organization.

Other Requirements:

•Advanced analytical skills to manage delivery of complex financial analysis and reporting
•Solid knowledge of the concepts, principles, practices and techniques pertaining to all aspects of financial planning, analysis and reporting
•Solid financial planning skills, with ability to manage financial planning processes, including development/consolidation of short and long term financial and budget planning.
•Solid interpersonal and communication skills to provide financial advice to business leaders
•Solid problem solving and decision-making skills to identify potential risks in areas of accountability
•Solid leadership, development and team building skills

37.5 hours per week.

Starting at $86,769 per annum

An applicant will be required to demonstrate their suitability for this position by meeting the minimum level of qualifications and experience in order to be invited into the selection process. A standard interview format will be used including general, scenario and behavioural descriptive interview questions.

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Posting Date:
March 3, 2020

Closing Date:
Open until filled

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We are an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is free of all forms of discrimination. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please reach out! We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds, skills and perspectives.

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